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Wagner Founder Shown in Video 'Bombing Bakhmut' on Fighter Jet
The head of Russia's notorious mercenary group Wagner posted a video to social media on Monday that he claimed showed him flying on a fighter jet that...
Wagner Commander Who Fled Russia Details Summary Executions
An ex-commander with Russia’s notorious mercenary group Wagner who is currently seeking asylum in Norway described witnessing summary executions...
Serbia Asks Russia to End Local Recruitment For War in Ukraine
The Serbian government has asked Moscow to end its attempts to recruit Serbs to fight in Ukraine as part of the Wagner mercenary group, Reuters reported ...
Out of the shadows
Wagner Group Becomes Legal Entity in Russia – BBC
Once a shadowy organization whose very existence was unconfirmed, Russia's notorious Wagner mercenary group, whose profile has grown exponentially since...
'Heavy, Bloody Battles' in Ukraine's Soledar – Wagner Boss
Russian mercenary group Wagner said on Tuesday it was fighting "heavy, bloody battles" for control of the town of Soledar as part of Russia's months-long...
First Wagner Prison Recruits Pardoned After 6-Month Ukraine Service
The first inmates recruited from Russian jails by the Wagner mercenary group have completed their six-month service in Ukraine and received their promised...
Russia Making Slow Progress in ‘Fortress’ Bakhmut — Wagner Boss Prigozhin
Russian troops attacking the Ukrainian town of Bakhmut are bogged down because of a tenacious Ukrainian resistance and an extensive network of defensive...
What the Prigozhin-Beglov Feud Reveals About Russia’s Power Vertical
The vicious public campaign being waged by controversial businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin against St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov has rocked Russian...
from prison to battle
Zambian Student Killed in Ukraine Was Wagner Recruit, Prigozhin Says
The head of the Kremlin-linked Wagner mercenary group confirmed Tuesday that a Zambian student killed while fighting for the Russian military in Ukraine...
'practice of u.s. intelligence'
Wagner Denies Involvement After Mercenary Killed in Ukraine
The head of Russian mercenary outfit Wagner on Tuesday denied the group's involvement in the execution of one of its fighters in Ukraine, after having...
Wagner Group Founder Steps Up Feud With St. Petersburg Governor
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Kremlin-linked businessman and founder of the notorious Wagner Group, a shadowy mercenary organization, has upped the ante in his...
'a dog's death to a dog'
Prigozhin Welcomes Wagner Deserter’s Gruesome Sledgehammer Killing
The Kremlin-linked Wagner mercenary group’s influential leader has voiced approval for the brutal killing of a recruit who deserted in Ukraine. In...
'Carefully, precisely, surgically'
Putin-Linked Businessman Admits U.S. Elections 'Interference' in Statement
Influential Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is linked to President Vladimir Putin and sanctioned by Washington and European countries, admitted...
promise of freedom
‘There’s No Way Back’: Wagner Group Looks to Russia's Jails to Bolster Ukraine Force
Andrei had been serving his second prison term in St. Petersburg for car theft when he was released and sent to the frontline in Ukraine. The 22-year-old...
Wagner Mercenary Chief Says Launching ‘People’s Militia’ Near Ukraine Border
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Kremlin-linked magnate who leads the notorious Wagner mercenary group, said Wednesday that the private military contractor was &ldquo...
Prigozhin Admits He Founded ‘Brave, Patriotic’ Wagner Mercenary Group
Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Kremlin-linked Russian businessman, has for the first time admitted that he is the founder and financier of the notorious private...
Video Shows Prigozhin Recruiting Russian Prisoners for Ukraine Fight
A man resembling the Wagner mercenary group's alleged owner promises inmates a presidential pardon or a future career after a six-month stint.
Anti-Kremlin Satirist Flees Russia Over ‘Putin’s Chef’ Libel Suit
Viktor Shenderovich is the latest Kremlin critic to leave the country amid what activists call an expanding crackdown on dissent.
New Movie Depicting Heroic Russian Instructors in Central African Republic Linked to ‘Putin’s Chef’
As Russian mercenaries are accused of human rights abuses in the impoverished African country, the film paints a rosier picture.
'wave of impunity'
Rights Groups File Syria Torture Case Against Russian Mercenaries
The case represents a rare attempt to hold the Kremlin-linked group to account for its role in conflicts across the Middle East and Africa.
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